organizational success

62: Leaders With Heart Understand That Leadership Is An Iterative Process

SUBSCRIBE TO ITUNES In this episode, Heather speaks with Carey Jenkins, CEO of Substantial. Carey shares her unique outlook on her leadership journey, her leadership style, her refreshing outlook on the evolution of leadership and the power of mindset. Key takeaways: Be a continuous learner and seek fresh start in your leadership. Be intentional in … Read more

56: Leaders With Heart Ask The Right Questions To Understand The People They Lead.

SUBSCRIBE TO ITUNES In this episode, Heather speaks with Peter Melby, CEO of Greystone Technology, about his leadership style, the reason he likes to lead, and his unique way of ensuring consistent communication and conversation among the team and the manager. You will learn a ton from this one! Key Takeaways: Growth comes from insisting … Read more

55: Leaders With Heart Hold Space To Truly Connect With Their People

SUBSCRIBE TO ITUNES In this episode, Heather speaks with Claude Silver, Chief Heart Officer at VaynerMedia, about her leadership style, the unique ways she engages with her team, how her “real” way of leading grows those around her and much more. She is someone you’d want to sit and talk with for a lifetime. Don’t … Read more

54: Leaders With Heart Are Self-Reflective

SUBSCRIBE TO ITUNES In this episode, Heather speaks with John Haynes III, Director of Corporate HR, Americas at Johnson Controls, about his leadership style, a time when he was not his best self and some tips for self-reflection. This is an engaging conversation around communication techniques and strategies for those looking for insights. Key takeaways: Do … Read more

52: Leaders With Heart Use Empathy To Understand Their People

SUBSCRIBE TO ITUNES In this episode, Heather speaks with Sarah Bernhardt, VP, People of Greystone Technologies about her leadership style, a time when she was not the best version of herself and one critical thing leaders can do when they are stalled in their approach to connect with their people. Key Takeaways: Even when we … Read more

51: Leaders With Heart Promote Love In The Workplace

SUBSCRIBE TO ITUNES In this episode, Heather speaks with Renée Smith, Director of Workplace Transformations for Washington State, about her leadership journey, her innovative approach to infusing love in the government, her challenges as a leader and some very clear ways in which leaders can show more love and care for the people they lead. … Read more

49: Leaders With Heart Speak The Future Into The People They Lead

SUBSCRIBE TO ITUNES In this episode, Heather speaks with Daniel McCollum of Torrent Consulting about his leadership journey, his drive to raise others up and how his own personal why helped his organization get back on track. Key takeaways: You can empower others but don’t abdicate your leadership. It’s important that leaders speak the future into … Read more


Leadership With Heart With Heather R Younger

“Heather’s courage and vulnerability to share her authentic self are truly inspiring. She shares the most cutting-edge leadership strategies on topics like emotional intelligence and employee experience. If you’re looking to sharpen your leadership skills, this podcast is for you.”

Heather is a Workplace Culture Expert


CEO of Employee Fanatix

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Bringing the best insights from over 25,000 employee stories to the stage.

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An expert in creating spaces for these vital conversations.

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